Date: 9/10/17 12:21 am
From: Hugh Vandervoort <hughva...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Migration last night
Terrapin Nature Park was inundated;maybe the most migrants I've seen
in 6 years of visiting the park.
Annapolis, MD
My Birding Blog
http://hughvandervoort.com/


On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 10:54 PM, Dan Haas <nervousbirds...> wrote:
> I apologize for emailing during a wedding break - and I will proof-read next
> time!! :-)
>
> That said, if the radar looks good tonight, I'll look forward to tomorrow's
> arrivals!
>
> Best,
>
> Dan
> 443-756-6207
> www.danhaas.com
>
> On Sep 9, 2017, at 9:39 PM, Samuel Miller <srmiller2022...> wrote:
>
> Nocturnal flight call activity has been reflective of these observations as
> well. Two nights ago I had over 200 warbler calls during the 7 hour
> recording period representing 17 warbler species. Many of these calls were
> "zeep complex" calls and a handful of them produced identifiable
> spectrograms. So far tonight there seems to be a good number of Bay-breasted
> Warblers flying as well as a noticable increase in Rose- breasted Grosbeaks.
> We'll see how this translates to ground birding tomorrow.
>
> - Sam Miller
> Gambrills, MD
>
>
> On Sep 9, 2017 9:05 PM, "Gail Mackiernan" <katahdinss...> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> It is obvious from the counts at Cape May and the experiences of many
> birders around here (including us) that last night we had a major movement
> of birds over a wide front. It is almost like a dam broke! Last week we
> were in Maine and visited the migratory hotspot of Cousin Island near
> Yarmouth three times, all nights with the ideal NW winds. Although we had
> some good days, they were not overwhelming. Well today the counter there,
> Derrick Lovitch, was overwhelmed by almost 4000 birds, with all-time high
> counts of many species. I can imagine other sites had similar experiences.
> Any other birders in this area have major flights?
>
> Gail Mackiernan
> Colesville, MD
>
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